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Purulia West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Purulia Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Purulia MP Issues

Purulia West Bengal Parliamentary Constituency 2019, Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency Details, Political News, West Bengal Lok Sabha Elections 2019 News Updates, Purulia Parliamentary Constituency details 2019, Purulia MP Issues

About Purulia:

Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency is one of the 42 parliamentary constituencies of the state of West Bengal. The total number of electorates in the Purulia Lok Sabha Constituency (constituency number 35) according to Election Commission of India 2009 reports are 1,257,799 of which 649,056 are males and 608,743 are females. It was formed prior to the 1951 elections and comprises of seven segments. 

Assembly Segments:

Names of Assembly Constituencies

Balarampur

Baghmundi

Joypur

Purulia

Manbazar (ST)

Kashipur

Para (SC)

   

About Purulia:

The city of Purulia lies on the northern banks of Kasai River and is well known for its landscapes. It is also the location of the district headquarters of Purulia District. The district stands at an average elevation of 228m and covers an area of over 6,000 sq km.

Purulia City has a population of over 290,000 with around 10% population below the age of six. About 52% of the population is male and the sex ratio of the area is 955 females for every 1000 males. The average literacy rate of Purulia is around 65%. This city has numerous schools and colleges and is the home of the famous St. Xavier School. This city is famous for its Chhau dance and is an important tourist destination and has various waterfalls and hills. Due to high amount of iron in the soil, the major industries in the area are that of steel, cement and power. It is well connected to the cities around through rail and road. National Highway NH-32 and various state highways connect the city to nearby cities. 

A Look: Sitting MP

Name of MP

Narahari Mahato

Age

57

Nature of Membership

Elected

Term

18-May-09 to In office

Political Party

All India Forward Bloc

Gender

Male

Educational Qualification

Post Graduate

Performance in the 15thLok Sabha

Debates participated

53

Private member bills passed

0

Questions asked

644

Attendance

71%

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Lok Sabha 2019 Polls

Which Party Will Form Government in Lok Sabha Elections 2019?

BJP (NDA) - 63.4%
INC (UPA) - 28%
Third Front - 8.6%

Total votes: 917
The voting for this poll has ended on: 19 Apr 2019 - 00:00

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